Updated Backblaze Mobile enables customers to search, view, and share photos, music, movies and other backed up files on their iPhone; Backblaze stores 1/4th as much data as Facebook stores today.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 27, 2014 — / — Backblaze, providers of the only $5 per month unlimited online backup service, today announced an update to Backblaze Mobile, adding search to make it even easier for customers to find and access their backed up files via their iPhone. Backblaze Mobile is free to all Backblaze customers. Backblaze will be showcasing their updated mobile app and online backup service this week at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco.

Backblaze Mobile enables customers from their iPhones to access, view and share files from their PC, Mac or external hard drive(s) – precisely in the moment they need them. Since Backblaze has all the data in the cloud, users can access their files even if their computer is offline or turned off.

Earlier this month, Backblaze announced that it has safely backed up over 100 petabytes of photos, music, movies, documents, and other valuable files from PC and Mac computers to the cloud, ensuring they are recoverable when faced with data loss or computer theft.

“100,000,000 GB backed up and 5 billion files restored is a good step in protecting people from data loss,” says Gleb Budman, CEO of Backblaze. “But we will continue to work toward protecting all data using our unique cloud storage system that makes it possible to store an unlimited amount of data for customers at a cost of 1/15th what Amazon S3 charges.”

Media interested in speaking with Gleb Budman, CEO of Backblaze can visit Backblaze at booth 602, send inquiries to press at Backblaze dot com or call Kim Angell at (415) 471-7272.

How Backblaze Mobile works When using Backblaze online backup, all data is automatically backed up from customer Mac and PC computers to the cloud.

With Backblaze Mobile, a customer can:

  • Select files from all backed up PC and Mac computers and their external hard drives.
  • View and download these photos, songs, movies, and other documents.
  • Print, text, email, post to Facebook and Twitter or save files to the camera roll.
  • NEW in this version: Search – enabling customers to instantly locate their files in the cloud.

Pricing and Availability
Backblaze Mobile is free and available in the Apple App store for all Backblaze online backup customers. Apple is reviewing the new version with search built-in.

To automatically backup your Mac or PC and have your data accessible in the cloud through Backblaze Mobile, start your free trial at

About Backblaze
Backblaze automatically, continuously, and safely backs up all data from a PC or Mac for just $5 per month, $50 per year, or $95 for two years and enables users to restore or remotely access their files online, on their phone, or via hard drive delivery. Backblaze was chosen as the Best Online Backup Service of 2012 by, picked as a 2013 SIIA CODiE Awards winner, and selected as one of the AlwaysOn Global Top 250 private companies. Backblaze is a registered trademark of Backblaze, Inc.

Kim Angell
+1 (415) 606-7628

Source: Backblaze


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